Podcast 4: What to eat on a Fast Day, a menu of food ideas

Podcast 4 offers a delicious menu of food ideas, plus guidance on mini meals and convenience foods vs. homemade.

Are you confused about what to eat on Fast Days – whether to avoid carbs, buy ready-made or cook from scratch? Kate talks about the heroes and villains of fast day food; shares the idea of mini ‘ doll’s house meals’; weighs up the pros and cons of home-made versus ready. Plus she runs through some delicious menus, answers three listener questions about breakfast, balance and evening snacking, and reveals  the cult of the cauliflower…

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Podcast 4 Notes 

Important Note:

This podcast is for information only and is not intended as medical advice, or as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. There are some people who shouldn’t follow this diet: children and teenagers, and pregnant or breast-feeding women. If you take medication have a pre-existing medical condition, including Type 2 diabetes, you should talk to your doctor before making any dietary changes. In addition, anyone with a history of eating disorders should definitely not undertake this without talking to their doctor or specialist.

For more food ideas, see the food section of this site, or look at my two recipe books, The 5:2 Good Food Kitchen and The Ultimate 5:2 Recipe Book.

If you’re looking for an instant and low-cal idea, this recipe for mushroom stroganoff is a real Fast Day favourite!